The fuel for Baltimore's success 

September, 23, 2012
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Jason HammelJoy R. Absalon/US PresswireBuck Showalter knows Baltimore is OK when he has to take the ball from his starter.
Buck Showalter will make his way around the field during batting practice before games, and while he'll talk to a lot of players along the way, his primary mission, he says, is to get a read on how his relievers are feeling, how their arms are feeling. He spends more time on bullpen management, he believes, than on any other element of his job.